Director of Finance & Administrations earn the highest median pay at $119K per year, followed by Software Developers (approximately $76K), Creative Directors (about $75K), and Librarians (around $71K). Admissions Counselors are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $39K.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $58K annually. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $50K per year. The largest slice of the University of Maryland (UMD) workforce (32 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, approximately $65K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($65K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of College Park, Md.; Washington, DC ($63K), Rockville, Md. ($62K), and Baltimore, Md. (about $54K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (approximately $50K) in Annapolis, Md., one of the lowest-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in District of Columbia, where salaries average out at $69K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $100K per year. Becoming a Notary Public can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $59K on average. University of Maryland (UMD) compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA), Human Resources Management (HRM)-holders the most at around $85K annually.
Employees who count Budget Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $66K per year. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, approximately one-sixth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers usually know Microsoft Office, Research Analysis, and Accounting as well.
Benefits and Perks
35 percent — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; University of Maryland (UMD) sponsors various plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. At University of Maryland (UMD), a strong majority of respondents have health insurance, and a solid majority of respondents have dental coverage. The list of perks also includes tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.